A Brother with Perfect Timing
|A Brother with perfect timing|
|Directed by||Chris Austin (film director)|
|Distributed by||Africa Film Library|
|Running time||90 minutes|
The documentary includes a live performance by Ibrahim and discussions about two of his compositions, "Anthem for a New Nation" and "Mannenberg".
The New York Times positively reviewed the film, calling it "a well-rounded view of a musician for whom exile means both pain and inspiration". The film was reviewed in the book Jazz on Film where author Scott Yanow praised the movie's "blend of interviews and music". Coda magazine also reviewed the documentary, commenting that Ibrahim "comes across as an admirable and dignified religious man".
- Rawls, John. Southern Africa Political & Economic Monthly, Volume 9. Southern African Political Economy Series (SAPES) Publications Project, 1995, pp. 11-12.
- A Brother With Perfect Timing (1987), New York Times
- Yanow, Scott. Jazz on Film. Backbeat Books, 2004, pp. 29-30.
- Norris, J. Coda magazine, Issues 230-235. Coda Magazine, 1990, pp. 30-31.
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